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Person struck by train at 59th Street station

A person has been hit by a N train at the 59th Street station in Sunset Park at around 4:40 p.m., confirms the MTA.

Witnesses saw several fire trucks outside the station and police inside the station.

The MTA states, “Due to a passenger in need of medical assistance at the 59th Street Station, the southbound N trains are stopping along the D line from 36th Street to Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue.”

Southbound R trains are making stops along the D line from 36th Street to Ninth Avenue.

Straphangers can expect delays in D, N, and R service.

“At this time there is no R train service between 36 St (Bklyn) and 95 St. We are working to restore service as emergency personnel is on the scene,” according to the MTA’s Twitter account.

The situation is ongoing.

For more information, visit mta.info.

 

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